Part two of our interview with the three friends who joined the Army together out of high school. This episode focuses on their experiences participating in the invasion of Grenada as members of the 82nd Airborne Division’s Long Range Reconnaissance Platoon (LRRP).
Our guests share their interesting story of joining the Army together out of high school in the early 1980s and staying together throughout basic training, airborne school, and with their first unit at the 82nd Airborne Division.
Our guest Rick Anderson shares his research about the U.S. Army Special Observer Group and how their important work laid the foundation for the successful integration of U.S. military forces in the United Kingdom prior to the United States’ entry into World War II.
You’ll hear the story of the challenges and triumphs in building the most visited monument in Washington D.C.
In this episode we’ll learn the importance of an OMPF when trying to research a veteran’s military service.
Dan Langhans, the editor of The Spearhead Doughboy, joins us in this episode to discuss his father’s World War II service along with the origins and purpose of this historical newsletter.